When independent filmmaker Shirah Dedman moved from the San Fernando Valley to Oakland, she asked herself: What happened to all the black people in Oakland?,..
UC Berkeley is receiving funding for the project, “Black Panther Party Research, Interpretation & Memory Project,” expected to last from Aug. 30, 2017, to Sept...
For their 1981 masters’ degree thesis project, U.C. Berkeley students Marlon Riggs and Pete Webster produced a 30-minute documentary film titled “Long Train Running” that..
The Oakland Public Library has appointed Susan D. Anderson, founder and principal at Memory House, as Interim Chief Curator at African American Museum & Library..
Ephraim Sykes (David Ruffin), Jeremy Pope (Eddie Kendricks), James Harkness (Paul Williams), Jared Joseph (Melvin Franklin), and Derrick Baskin (Otis Williams) in the world premiere..
The second annual Buddy Montgomery Jazz Legacy Awards will be held Saturday, Sept. 16, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., at the Hillside Club, 2286 Cedar St...
Jeff Denson will teach a 6-week course beginning Wednesday, September 27 on ‘The Rise of Modern Jazz (1940-1959)”. During the 1940s and 50s, jazz transitioned from its..
Bobby Mardis made his mark on the film industry in the ’80s and ’90s with some of the most recognizable African American filmmakers of the..
Renowned Bay Area percussionist John Santos will collaborate with SFJAZZ, Yerba Buena Gardens Festival (YBGF) and the Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) in a..